schizophrenia

6.26.18

Joshua Lutz's Peculiar, Lonely Photos of Sex, Addiction, and Mental Illness

"So much of the first half of my life was... fueled by fears that I would become schizophrenic. I still have that feeling."

6.13.18

You Need to Watch 'Legion,' the Weirdest Show on TV

This wild superhero drama is more surreal than a Dalí painting.

3.26.17

The People with Schizophrenia Embracing the Voices They Hear

A growing movement of people with schizophrenia argue that hearing voices shouldn't necessarily be treated clinically—but leading psychologists and doctors disagree.

2.22.17

No, Your Cat Is Not Making You Crazy

A new study found that a common parasite often spread by cats is not to blame for the development of mental health issues.

2.11.17

Vince Li, Who Beheaded and Ate Another Man on Bus, Set Free

In 2008, Vince Li killed, decapitated Tim McLean on a Greyhound bus traveling from Edmonton to Winnipeg.

1.12.17

What It's Like to Hear Voices in Your Head Every Day

Rai hears roughly 13 different voices, but she doesn't let them get in the way of her life.

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12.20.16

What It’s Like to Be Forced to Take Anti-Psychotic Drugs

After involuntary mental health treatment, many patients feel afraid to seek more help. A constitutional challenge could change the way patients consent to treatment in BC.

10.10.16

Producing Dance Music Helped Me Cope With Schizophrenia and Saved My Life

My schizophrenia is a minefield, but writing music transcends it.

10.7.16

Why It's So Hard to Get Mental Health Care in Rural America

When I was diagnosed with schizophrenia, living in rural Maine became a nightmare.

5.13.16

The New Anti-Vaping Rules Are Making My Life with Schizophrenia Harder

For schizophrenic people struggling to get through daily life, nicotine can work in surprising ways.

4.14.16

Some Indonesians Are Shackling and Imprisoning the Mentally Ill in Sheds

Because mental illness is often thought to be a result of spirit possession in Indonesia, an estimated 18,000 individuals are detained in sheds and backyards for years by their own families.

2.26.16

The Man Who Beheaded His Greyhound Seatmate Can Live By Himself Now

Will Baker will be able to move out his group home, a Criminal Code Review Board has decided.

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